Virgin America’s virgin run to Puerto Vallarta


By Tom Calicchio: San Francisco is the home base and headquarters for Virgin America and they launched their newest route to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico this month … and I was lucky enough to be aboard their inaugural flight! This is the third Mexican city for the carrier along with Cancun and Cabo. Initially, there will […]

Hilton Head SC, Savannah GA, And A Trip To Paula Deen’s


On Saturday morning my cell phone alarm went off at 4:36 a.m. I despise early-morning departures like everyone else, and this time it was even worse because three quarters of the way to Toronto’s YYZ airport I realized I had left my BlackBerry on Natalie’s bed. There was no time to turn around so I […]

Brisbane and Hamilton Island, Australia


Last week I left off just after going through customs in Brisbane after a dreamy13 and a half hour flight from Los Angeles. Since I was connecting to Hamilton Island, I followed the signs for transiting passengers (not transmitting, like my sick seatmate). I went to the Virgin Blue recheck-in counter but unfortunately, since I […]

Mexican Riviera: Sun, Sand And Hot Sauce


By: Frank DiScala Jr. My brother Johnny Jet emails me to see if I want to spend a weekend languishing under the Mexican sun and enjoying supreme hospitality at an all-inclusive resort on the gentle beach of Banderas Bay. I can barely type the word Y-E-S fast enough on my Blackberry. I figured I was […]

Los Cabos For Golfers, Sport Fishers And Sunbathers Alike


By: Mike Manna The sun starts to set behind the western stretch of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountain range, its golden rays shimmer off the surface of the Pacific Ocean. On the eastern edge of the desolate tract lies the Sea of Cortes, whose serene waters outline the white sandy shore. The two bodies […]

Girls Just Want To Golf — In Wales

By: Diana Rowe These days, it seems more and more girls just want to play golf, so why not play golf where the game started – or at least nearby in Wales, where “golf is as it should be” is the country’s slogan? A four-day whirlwind visit allowed me to discover that Wales, the home […]